The Federation Blog

Our Goal for creating this blog is to give the Utah Jewish community a platform to have their voices heard. Topics for the blog will range from What does being Jewish mean for local individuals, parenting Jewish, favorite recipes to local & global frustrations with the Jewish community.

Life of Talia

Life of Talia 

Written by Talia Goldberg, Community Shlicha

 

 

In September 2016, a young 18 year old me, had to draft to the Israel defense forces. I was assigned to the Education Unit. It was a weird day for me on my first day in the army.  I was so confused and had no idea what w…

Top 10 ways to celebrate Christmas when you are Jewish

Top 10 ways to celebrate Christmas when you are Jewish, but your grandmother is Catholic:

written by Talia Goldberg, Community Shlicha

 

1. Try visiting her, then luckily you won't have to do all the hard work like trying to translate German cookie recipes (weihnachten plätzchen mit but…

Chanukah Blog

Chanukah - Written by Talia Goldberg, Community Shlicha

 

Talia: Joy, what should I write about this week for my blog?

Joy: Maybe write about Chanukah and modern orthodox feminism in Beit Shemesh?

Talia: I don't know, I don't think that’s exciting because in Orthodox Judaism women are…

More Reasons To Like Israel

More Reasons To Like Israel By Talia Goldberg, Community Shlicha

 

 

There is nothing that makes Israelis more proud than Israeli international recognition. For example, I think that's the reason Israelis are obsessed with Eurovision or that Israelis couldn't be more in love with Gal Ga…

Chanukah

Chanukah

Written by: Talia Goldberg, Community Shlicha

 

I am so amazed by Chanukah in the USA. I think it is amazing and hilarious, that the most minor holiday in Israel became such a giant thing in the diaspora. Chanukah sweaters, chanukah socks, chanukah tights, chanukah mittens, chan…